John Stanfield, 63, of Joaquin

John Stanfield, 63, of Joaquin, passed away Wednesday, February 17, 2021, in Center.

His wishes were to be cremated and the family will have private memorial.

The baby of nine children, John was born February 12, 1958, in Cherokee, Alabama, to Goldy Stanfield.  He served in the United States Navy and later worked as a carpenter.  His heart of gold was appreciated by many, as he would use his talents to help anyone in need.

He is survived by his wife, Paula Phillips Stanfield of Joaquin; granddaughter, Valerie Brown of Grand Cane, Louisiana; brother, Delbert Stanfield of Alabama; sisters, Jane Joiner of Oregon, Dorris Benson of Oregon, and Liz Cunningham; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Online condolences & tributes can be sent at

The Light and Champion

137 San Augustine St.
Center TX 75935